Decatur, ALWAAY-TV

Juvenile dead after overnight Decatur shooting

A juvenile is dead after an overnight shooting in the 400 block of Pine Avenue SW in Decatur. Decatur Police say they responded to the scene at approximately 8:15 p.m. Tuesday night to find an unresponsive juvenile with a gunshot wound. The Morgan County coroner pronounced the juvenile dead on...
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Decatur, ALWHNT-TV

One juvenile found dead, Decatur Police investigating

DECATUR, Ala. – The Decatur Police Department is conducting a death investigation after a juvenile was found with a gunshot wound. Around 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Decatur Police officers responded to the 400-block of Pine Avenue Southwest in reference to a shooting. When officers arrived, they say they found a...
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Huntsville, ALWAFF

Decatur Police investigating deadly shooting on Pine Avenue

The USDA announced back in April that school's nationwide will be allowed to serve meals through the agency's National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option. Huntsville students head back to the classroom on Wednesday. Updated: 3 hours ago. WAFF's Tiffany Thompson reporting. Health. UAB doctor on delta variant: 'a powder...
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Huntsville, ALWAFF

Huntsville City Schools parents protest over mask mandate

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Huntsville City Schools was the first school district to mandate masks for the upcoming school year in the Tennessee Valley. But, the decision brought those out to a school board meeting who are dead set against it. Many protestors shouted, “My child, my choice.” In response,...
Limestone County, ALPosted by
Alabama Now

Prosecutors ask judge to keep convicted sheriff in jail

A longtime Alabama sheriff convicted of felony charges and removed from office should have to remain in jail until he is sentenced, prosecutors told a judge Tuesday. Former Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely hasn’t shown any reason he should be treated differently than other convicted felons in his home county, where the standard practice is for defendants to remain jailed until sentencing, the state argued in court papers a day after jurors convicted Blakely on theft and ethics charges.
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Sheriff’s pilot reunites with his former Army helicopter

A retired lieutenant colonel who serves as a volunteer helicopter pilot in Limestone County has reunited with an “old Army buddy” from his training days more than 32 years ago. In 2019, Robert Spuhl of Harvest was invited to join the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office to help fly the OH-58C...
Trinity, ALPosted by
Trinity (AL) Weather Channel

Take advantage of Wednesday sun in Trinity

(TRINITY, AL) The forecast is calling for sun today in Trinity. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes. Don’t forget your picnic blanket!
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Huntsville, ALWAFF

Students return to the classroom in Albertville

The USDA announced back in April that school's nationwide will be allowed to serve meals through the agency's National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option. Huntsville students head back to the classroom on Wednesday. Updated: 2 hours ago. WAFF's Tiffany Thompson reporting. Health. Children account for 19% of new COVID...
Madison County, ALtheredstonerocket.com

Mask mandate returns to federal facilities

The Redstone workforce received two major updates in the fight against COVID-19 last week. First, masks are back, according to the Department of Defense. Second, unvaccinated federal employees will face frequent testing for COVID-19 and those who are vaccinated will have to prove it once President Joe Biden’s plan goes into effect.
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Huntsville, ALWHNT-TV

Fire destroys mobile home on Hobbs Island Road

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – An early morning fire has left a large portion of a mobile home destroyed in south Huntsville. The New Hope Fire Department responded to a mobile home in the 2000-block of Hobbs Island Road after a call came in reporting a fire just before 3:30 Wednesday morning.
Ardmore, TNAthens News Courier

AMERICAN COWBOY SHOWDOWN: Rodeo tour coming to John Barnes Park in Ardmore

The Kolt Barber American Cowboy Showdown rodeo tour is coming to John Barnes Park on the Tennessee side of Ardmore. The event begins 7 p.m. Saturday. The event pairs “rough and rowdy rodeo excitement” with a live country music arena show, according to a release. Barber will be performing contemporary and traditional country music as part of the event.
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Mobile home fire in southeast Huntsville

New Hope Fire and Huntsville Fire & Rescue are responding to a fire at a mobile home in southeast Huntsville. It happened in the 2600 block of Hobbs Island Road. Huntsville Fire & Rescue says the fire is under control as of 4:00 a.m. It is unknown if there are...
Huntsville, ALWHNT-TV

New Principal for Monrovia Middle School

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Madison County Board of Education (MCBOE) has hired a new principal for Monrovia Middle School, just in time for the start of the new school year. Keith Trawick was voted and approved by the MCBOE to be the new administrator for the 1,100 student school. Trawick...
Limestone County, ALAthens News Courier

Ready to educate: County schools prepare for start of year

There's only a few days left of summer vacation before school comes along to end it — for the county schools, anyway. Teachers with Limestone County Schools were hard at work this week decorating hallways and classrooms for students to return Friday. Many students who were learning virtually last year will be returning to traditional this year, and to welcome them back and celebrate the new year, many schools have selected themes.
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